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Year of the Lion

We’re a global organization of active men and women, and it shows in our calendar. Each year, we seek to make a greater global impact than the year before. One way we do this is by participating in critical, long-standing events, and by adding new ones throughout the years.

October 2018

 
Vision Awareness Month
Lions Membership Growth Month
Leo Membership Growth Month

October 1

  • Deadline to purchase Peace Poster Contest kits from Club Supplies Sales

October 9

  • Application deadline for Matching, Lions Quest and Diabetes grants to be reviewed at the January 2019 board and LAC meetings

October 11

  • World Sight Day

October 12

  • Application deadline for SightFirst grants to be reviewed at the January 2019 SightFirst Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting

October 14-17

  • International Board of Directors Meeting (Ojai, California, USA)

October 15

  • International White Cane Safety Day

October 25-27

  • EUROPA Forum (Skopje, Macedonia FYROM)

November 2018

 
Diabetes Awareness Month

November 1

  • International Leo Day Video Contest submissions due

November 14

  • World Diabetes Day

November 15

  • Postmark deadline for a club to send one winning Peace Poster (per contest) to the district governor

November 15

  • Leo October Membership Growth Award nominations due

November 15-18

  • OSEAL Forum (Haikou, Hainan, Peoples Republic of China)

December 2018

 

December 1

  • Postmark deadline for a district governor to send one winning Peace Poster entry to the multiple district council chairperson and for clubs not belonging to districts and districts not belonging to multiple districts to send one winning Peace Poster entry (per contest sponsored) to the Public Affairs Division

December 1

  • Postmark deadline for a district governor to send one winning essay to the multiple district council chairperson and for clubs not belonging to districts and districts not belonging to multiple districts to send one winning essay (per contest sponsored) to the Public Affairs Division

December 5

  • International Leo Day

December 5-8

  • ISAAME Forum (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)

December 5-8

  • Leo ISAAME Forum (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)

December 15

  • Postmark deadline for the multiple district council chairperson to send one winning Peace Poster to the Public Affairs Division

December 15

  • Postmark deadline for the multiple district council chairperson to send one winning essay to the Public Affairs Division

January 2019

 
Hunger Awareness Month

January 6-12

  • LCIF Week

January 8

  • Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, IL, USA)

January 9-11

  • LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

January 11

  • Last day for early discount on convention registration fees

January 13

  • Melvin Jones’ birthday

January 15

  • Leo Club Program Advisory Panel nominations due

January 15

  • Peace Poster Kits go on sale from Club Supplies Sales

January 16-19

  • FOLAC Forum (Rosario, Argentina)

February 2019

 
Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

February 1

  • International Peace Poster contest winners will be notified on or before this date

February 8

  • Application deadline for Matching and Diabetes grants to be reviewed at the May 2019 board and meetings

February 12-14

  • First Vice District Governor/District Governor-elect Seminar (Days 1-3)

February 15

  • International Childhood Cancer Day

March 2019

 
Eye Donor Awareness Month

March 31

  • Last day for regular convention registration fees

April 2019

 
Environmental Awareness Month
Family & Friends Month
Leo Club Awareness Month

April 1

  • Leos of the Year Award nominations due

April 3-7

  • International Board of Directors Meeting (Reykjavik, Iceland)

April 22

  • Earth Day

April 27

  • Lions Worldwide Induction Day

April 30

  • Deadline for submission of 2019-2020 Regional Lions Leadership Institute (RLLI) Grant applications

May 2019

 
Strengthen Membership Month

May 1

  • Deadline for advance convention registration and hotel room requests to be received

May 1

  • Deadline for convention registration refunds and hotel deposit refunds for individual cancellations

May 1

  • Deadline for International Contest (Newsletter and website) entries to be received by Public Affairs Division

May 6

  • Executive Committee Meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

May 8-10

  • LCIF Board of Trustees meeting (Oak Brook, Illinois, USA)

May 12

  • Application deadline for SightFirst grants to be reviewed at the August 2019 SightFirst Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting

May 12

  • Application deadline for Lions Quest grants to be reviewed at the August 2019 Lions Quest Advisory Committee (LAC) meeting

May 15

  • Deadline for filing Officer Reporting Form (PU101)

June 2019

 

June 1

  • Helen Keller Day

June 5

  • World Environment Day

June 7

  • Lions Clubs International Birthday

June 15

  • Deadline for submission of pre-certified delegate forms for voting at International Convention

June 30-July 4

  • International Board of Directors Meeting (Milan, Italy)

July 2019

 

July 5

  • First Vice District Governor/District Governor-elect Seminar (Day 4)

July 5-9

  • 102nd International Convention (Milan, Italy)